What information do we collect and how is it used?
We may also share personal information with third parties to prevent abuse of our Site or Services and also to comply with any laws, notices or orders from a governmental agency or entity or to prevent harm to a user of our Site or Services.
Some of our websites and Services use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to help us analyze and track how visitors use the Site and our Services. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our Services will be transmitted to and stored on Google servers and may be accessed by us. Google uses this information to help us evaluate how our websites are used. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Third party sites and services you access through our Services may also employ cookies.
Cookies also allow us to see what you may have purchased, either from our Site or through using one of our Services including game play. We collect information on our online games you have played, and we also track your play within an online game (including online games you may have purchased from a third party website) and purchases that you may make within an online game. We may send you notifications based on information we learn from cookies, including notifications related to purchasing additional games or products from us.
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf. These companies may employ cookies and action tags (also known as single pixel gifs or web beacons) to measure advertising effectiveness. However, we have no access to or control over these cookies, once we have given permission for third parties set cookies for advertising.
If we are going to use your personal information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, we will post a notice prominently on our Sites. You will have a choice as to whether or not we use your information in this different manner. In some cases where we post the notice we will also email users, who have opted to receive communications from us, notifying them of the changes in our privacy practices.
We may share some aggregate data that we learn about users (which is data that does not contain personal information) with third parties.
Data Transfer to the United States
Telltale operates its Sites within the United States. With your consent Telltale will transfer your email address to the United States. Telltale will only transfer email addresses to the United States provided that you have first consented to this transfer during the sign-up process.
Electronic Newsletter and Subscription to other Updates about Telltale
Telltale offers users the opportunity to sign up to receive the Telltale monthly newsletter as well as news, web, game and press updates related to Telltale (collectively, “Updates”). Telltale does not guarantee or promise the frequency in which Updates may be sent and reserves the right to discontinue sending Updates at any time. To sign up for Updates, you must be eligible to register with Telltale and provide your e-mail address, first name, create a password and, at your option, a screen name.
Information collected for Telltale Updates may be transferred, disclosed, or shared with third parties who may be engaged by us specifically to handle the preparation and delivery of the Updates and perform other related technical and processing functions. These third parties may not use it for other purposes and have agreed to maintain the confidentiality of such information.
Sign-up for Updates is always optional, and users who no longer wish to receive our Updates and communications may opt-out of receiving these communications by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link in the email or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or you may contact us by post at Telltale, Inc., Attn: Customer Service, PO Box 9737, San Rafael, CA 94912-9737 or by telephone at (415) 258-1648 ext. 200 to opt-out.
Personal Information from Third Parties/Social Networking Sites
Policy Against Unsolicited Submissions
Referring a Friend
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our Site or Services, we will ask you for your friend's name and email address. We may automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the Site or use the Services. Telltale stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program. Your friend may contact us at email@example.com to request that we remove this information from our database.
Special Promotions, Online Contests and Sweepstakes
Telltale and its advertisers and/or other business partners may have special online promotions, contests or sweepstakes (collectively, “Promotions”) which feature products or services related to Telltale’s business activities. For most Promotions, you must be 13 years or older to participate (unless otherwise specified by the promotions’ rules and regulations). Also, if you are under 18 years of age or otherwise considered a minor, and if you are eligible to participate in a Promotion (including, eligibility for registration with Telltale), you will need your parent’s or guardian’s written consent to collect your prize or receive any benefit to which you may be entitled. If you have won a prize, we may also collect your physical address and phone number. For other Promotions, we may request your name and home address in order to send you products or information by regular mail. The specific rules and regulations governing the particular Promotions will vary and your participation constitutes your agreement to abide by those rules and regulations.
Third Party Links
To provide relevant information not found on our Sites, Telltale may provide links from our Sites to third party websites. We encourage our users to read third party websites' privacy policies before submitting personal information.
Correspondence With Telltale
If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on our Sites or Services, we may collect such information into a file which is only accessed by authorized personnel. We may also collect other users' comments about you in our complaints department.
Your use of Other Users' Information
Control of Your Password
You may not disclose your password to any third parties or share it with any third parties. If, despite the foregoing, you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your personally identifiable information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately change your password.
Reviewing, Changing or Deleting Your Personally Identifiable Information
Once you register, you will be able to review and change much of your personally identifiable information at Telltale including:
Your email address, password and subscription settings.
If you or your child has submitted personal information to us, and you would like to change it or remove it from our records, you have any of the following choices to modify or delete such information from our database:
• Log in with your password and modify/delete your profile;
• Send a letter to Telltale, PO Box 9737, San Rafael, CA 94912-9737
• Call us at (415) 258-1638 extension 200
Our Sites may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that Telltale is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Site(s) to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.
PO Box 9737
San Rafael, CA 94912-9737
or e-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Note to Parents and Guardians
Anyone using the Internet should ensure that their privacy is being protected. This is especially true for kids under the age of 13 (defined herein as a “child” or, if the reference is to more than on child, then we will refer to “children”). Telltale is committed to complying fully with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. We ask parents and guardians of children to discuss what information should be released on the Internet, especially personal information. Telltale does not condition a child's participation in any of the activities available on our Sites on the disclosure of more information than is reasonably necessary to participate in the activity.
In accordance with applicable rules and regulations, or at Telltale’s discretion, some areas of our Sites or Services may not be accessible to anyone under the age of 18, regardless of whether a parent or guardian has provided consent.
Telltale has security measures in place to protect and prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Telltale uses industry standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal identifiable information such as firewalls. While "perfect security" does not exist on the Internet, our technical experts at Telltale work hard to ensure your secure use of our services.
Merger or Acquisition
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits California residents to request from companies conducting business in California a list of third parties to which the company may have disclosed personally identifiable information for direct marketing purposes. Telltale does not share your personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes; however, if you believe Telltale may have shared such information, please feel free to contact Telltale at email@example.com or contact us at the physical address noted above (and provide contact information so that we may respond to you). Telltale will promptly respond to any requests in accordance with applicable law.
Safe Harbor Program
Telltale complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Telltale has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Telltale’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.
(Revised August 25, 2014)